Securing Gas Cylinders

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Haz-Mat Test: Securing Gas Cylinders Q.: If you are transporting compressed gases or cryogenic liquids, you should secure the cylinders with one of the following four methods: A.: 1) with racks for the cylinders, 2) held upright or braced laying flat, 3) in racks attached to the vehicle, 4) in boxes that will keep the cylinders from turning over. Explanation: Most commercial compressed gas transport companies use specially designed trailers that are practical only for the transport of...

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Safe Haven Parking

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Haz-Mat Test: Safe Haven Parking Q.: A “safe haven” is: A.: a government approved place for parking unattended vehicles loaded with explosives. Designation of authorized safe havens are usually made by local authorities. Explanation: In addition, you should never uncouple or leave a trailer with any type of hazardous materials (not just explosives) on a public roadway. Someone should be watching a parked vehicle loaded with hazardous materials at all...

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Parking with Explosives

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Haz-Mat Test: Parking with Explosives Q.: You should not park with Division 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3 explosives: A.: within 5 feet of the traveled part of a road. You should also not park within 300 feet of a bridge, tunnel or building; a place where people gather; or an open fire. Explanation: In addition, you should not park on private property unless the owner is aware of the danger. Always watch the parked...

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Haz-Mat Table Columns

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Haz-Mat Test: Haz-Mat Table Columns Q.: Column 1 of the Hazardous Materials Table, the “Symbols” column, can contain five different symbols. Select the answer which has three correct symbols: A.: “A” – transport by air, “I” – international transport, “D” – domestic transport. Explanation: The actual symbols are: “A” (air transport), “D” (domestic transport), “G” (hazmat technical name must be entered), “I” (international transport), and “W” (water...

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Hazardous Materials Table

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Haz-Mat Test: Hazardous Materials Table Q.: The Hazardous Materials Table has columns 1-7, as well as columns 8A, 8B, and 8C. Select the answer which gives two of the columns in the table: A.: “Hazard Class or Division”, “Identification Numbers” Explanation: The “Hazard Class or Division” and “Identification Numbers” columns can be referred to when checking on how to placard your...

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Haz-Mat Shipping Papers

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Haz-Mat Test: Haz-Mat Shipping Papers Q.: When transporting hazardous cargo, the driver must keep the shipping papers: A.: in a pouch on the driver’s door, or in clear view within reach of the driver while the driver seat belts are fastened. Explanation: Also, shipping papers should be on the driver’s seat or in the driver’s door pouch when the driver is away from the...

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